The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 28 65 44
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -21
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 147 65 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.53% 2.35% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.71% 2.99% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 39 36
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £272 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £349 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.28% -0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.02% +15.27%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2573 2177 1769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.34% 78.56% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1341 1114 893
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 29 38
Average hourly rate £30.50 £21.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.86% -25.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.78 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £165.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +27 88 £363 +3.57% 8
Glasgow +30 48 £340 - 5
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Dundee - 2 - -
Stirling +7 1 - -
Fife - 1 £275 -
South Ayrshire - 1 - - 1
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User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing.

1 144 (46.30%) Finance
2 129 (41.48%) Banking
3 61 (19.61%) ISEB
3 61 (19.61%) Retail
4 59 (18.97%) Test Scripting
5 51 (16.40%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (15.76%) Migration
7 48 (15.43%) SQL
8 44 (14.15%) HP Quality Center
9 43 (13.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 42 (13.50%) Non-Functional Testing
11 41 (13.18%) Retail Banking
12 37 (11.90%) QA
13 35 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
14 34 (10.93%) ISTQB
15 31 (9.97%) Analytics
16 28 (9.00%) Change Management
17 27 (8.68%) Project Management
17 27 (8.68%) Microsoft
17 27 (8.68%) Data Migration
18 25 (8.04%) ETL
19 23 (7.40%) MS Excel
20 22 (7.07%) SAS
20 22 (7.07%) Software Testing
21 21 (6.75%) Security Cleared
21 21 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
22 20 (6.43%) Test Management
23 19 (6.11%) System Integration Testing
23 19 (6.11%) Business Analysis
23 19 (6.11%) Asset Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (7.07%) SAS
2 13 (4.18%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.22%) CMS
3 10 (3.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.64%) Node.js
4 2 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.64%) FileNet
5 1 (0.32%) JBoss
5 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (7.40%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.50%) MS Office
3 10 (3.22%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.93%) Windchill
6 4 (1.29%) MS Project
7 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.29%) SAP MM
2 4 (1.29%) SAP SCM
3 3 (0.96%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.64%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.32%) MultiFonds
5 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.32%) PaaS
2 1 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.64%) HTTP
1 2 (0.64%) Intranet
2 1 (0.32%) Internet
2 1 (0.32%) ATM
2 1 (0.32%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (2.89%) Data Mining
3 6 (1.93%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.61%) MS Access
4 5 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (1.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 5 (1.61%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.29%) SAP HANA
5 4 (1.29%) SAP Data Services
5 4 (1.29%) SAP BW
6 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.64%) DB2
7 2 (0.64%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.32%) DTS
8 1 (0.32%) MySQL
8 1 (0.32%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 8 (2.57%) JIRA
2 6 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.61%) Toad
4 4 (1.29%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.96%) Selenium
6 2 (0.64%) TestDirector
6 2 (0.64%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.32%) MSI
7 1 (0.32%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.32%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.32%) Subversion
7 1 (0.32%) Maven
7 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.32%) Ant
7 1 (0.32%) Hudson
7 1 (0.32%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
General
1 144 (46.30%) Finance
2 129 (41.48%) Banking
3 61 (19.61%) Retail
4 41 (13.18%) Retail Banking
5 12 (3.86%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.89%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.61%) Back Office
7 5 (1.61%) Marketing
8 3 (0.96%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.64%) Front Office
9 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.64%) Advertising
10 1 (0.32%) Legal
10 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 153 (49.20%) Analyst
2 89 (28.62%) Test Analyst
3 62 (19.94%) Test Manager
4 50 (16.08%) Business Analyst
5 40 (12.86%) Test Leader
6 19 (6.11%) Developer
7 17 (5.47%) Coordinator
8 15 (4.82%) UAT Manager
9 14 (4.50%) UAT Test Manager
10 13 (4.18%) Tester
10 13 (4.18%) Systems Analyst
10 13 (4.18%) Senior Analyst
10 13 (4.18%) Banking Business Analyst
11 12 (3.86%) Senior Test Manager
11 12 (3.86%) Technical Analyst
11 12 (3.86%) Senior Manager
11 12 (3.86%) Business Systems Analyst
12 11 (3.54%) Senior Test Analyst
12 11 (3.54%) Technical Business Analyst
13 9 (2.89%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.54%) .NET
2 8 (2.57%) Web Services
2 8 (2.57%) AngularJS
3 6 (1.93%) XML
3 6 (1.93%) SOAP
4 4 (1.29%) CSS
4 4 (1.29%) jQuery
5 3 (0.96%) RESTful
5 3 (0.96%) JSON
5 3 (0.96%) HTML
6 2 (0.64%) Spring
6 2 (0.64%) HTML5
6 2 (0.64%) CSS3
7 1 (0.32%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.32%) REST
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.32%) JSF
7 1 (0.32%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.32%) Grails
7 1 (0.32%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.22%) W3C
3 8 (2.57%) Data Integration
4 7 (2.25%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.61%) Data Extraction
6 4 (1.29%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.29%) Equities
7 3 (0.96%) Derivative
7 3 (0.96%) Smart Meter
7 3 (0.96%) Credit Risk
7 3 (0.96%) User Experience
8 2 (0.64%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.64%) Statistics
8 2 (0.64%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.32%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.32%) Ergonomics
9 1 (0.32%) Blog
9 1 (0.32%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.25%) Windows
1 7 (2.25%) Linux
2 6 (1.93%) Android
2 6 (1.93%) UNIX
2 6 (1.93%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.96%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.32%) AIX
4 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (18.97%) Test Scripting
2 51 (16.40%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (15.76%) Migration
4 43 (13.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 42 (13.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 31 (9.97%) Analytics
7 28 (9.00%) Change Management
8 27 (8.68%) Project Management
8 27 (8.68%) Data Migration
9 25 (8.04%) ETL
10 22 (7.07%) Software Testing
11 20 (6.43%) Test Management
12 19 (6.11%) Business Analysis
12 19 (6.11%) Asset Management
12 19 (6.11%) System Integration Testing
13 16 (5.14%) Test Planning
14 15 (4.82%) Functional Testing
14 15 (4.82%) Test Strategy
14 15 (4.82%) Regression Testing
14 15 (4.82%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (15.43%) SQL
2 10 (3.22%) JavaScript
3 8 (2.57%) Java
4 7 (2.25%) VBA
5 5 (1.61%) VB.NET
6 4 (1.29%) ABAP
7 3 (0.96%) VB
7 3 (0.96%) C
8 2 (0.64%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.32%) VBScript
9 1 (0.32%) C#
9 1 (0.32%) PHP
9 1 (0.32%) Python
9 1 (0.32%) Groovy
9 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 61 (19.61%) ISEB
2 34 (10.93%) ISTQB
3 21 (6.75%) Security Cleared
4 12 (3.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.96%) Degree
5 3 (0.96%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (11.90%) QA
2 3 (0.96%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.96%) FATCA
3 2 (0.64%) EMIR
3 2 (0.64%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.32%) SLA
4 1 (0.32%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 44 (14.15%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (8.68%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.54%) SAP
3 10 (3.22%) Adobe
3 10 (3.22%) Oracle
4 9 (2.89%) Informatica
5 8 (2.57%) Teradata
6 7 (2.25%) VMware
7 6 (1.93%) Veeam
7 6 (1.93%) IBM
8 5 (1.61%) Pega
9 4 (1.29%) Kofax
10 2 (0.64%) Twitter
11 1 (0.32%) Omniture
11 1 (0.32%) Netezza
11 1 (0.32%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.32%) HP
11 1 (0.32%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.32%) Reuters
11 1 (0.32%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.32%) Charles River
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